We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
  • ID Required
  • 3 to 5 hrs
  • Instant Confirmation
Itinerary
Listen out for confirmation of your tour, then meet your guide during an evening pickup by 4x4 vehicle at your centrally located Reykjavik accommodation. When you get the green light, head to your countryside viewing spot to begin your Northern Lights adventure. If the cloud cover is too thick or weather conditions aren’t right, you can simply reschedule.

With your guide monitoring conditions, head to the best spots away from the bright lights of Reykjavik for the best chance of admiring the Northern Lights. As you wait, gaze up at the stars through the high-powered telescope provided as your guide highlights constellations and planets such as Jupiter, the moon, and the Orion nebula.

With good planning and a little luck, watch the Northern Lights dancing across the evening skies. Listen as your guide sheds light on this amazing natural lightshow, and pose for a photograph as Aurora Borealis dazzles behind you.

Relax and soak up the scenery with a hot chocolate and a pastry, then—around midnight—return in comfort to your Reykjavik hotel.

Please note: The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and sightings can never be guaranteed.
Locations visited
Happyworld
Overview
The Northern Lights attract visitors to Iceland from across the world, but viewings can’t be guaranteed. On this tour, await confirmation from your guide on the evening of your viewing and reschedule in case of bad weather. Head into the countryside by 4x4 vehicle and watch the skies through your telescope. With round-trip travel included, enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour—limited to 14 people.
Highlights
  • Embark on your tour only when conditions are favourable, and reschedule with ease if needed
  • Spin into the countryside with your guide by 4x4 vehicle and admire the Northern Lights
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from your Reykjavik hotel
  • Small-group tour limited to 14 people ensures a personalized experience with your guide
Filter reviews
50 results
Traveller rating
50
0
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
50
0
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshappy worldprofessional photoshaunted housemain guidecamera settingspaid offthese guysexpensive tourhot chocolatefirst nightevery nightnorthern lightsan amazing experiencenaked eyehis knowledgecancelled duetake pictures
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 50 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Spectacularly Entertaining

We've been to Iceland a couple of times and used 3 different tour companies - this was hands down the best. Of course seeing the Northern Lights does involve a great deal of luck (activity level and weather), but the guides were very knowledgeable and...More

Thank ssc923
Anitahaf, Owner at Happyworld, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this awesome review, we love it! We are so very happy that you got to experience the amazing Northern Lights with us :-) Your review is really helpful, specially this time of year when we are prepping for the start...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018
A model of how these tours should be done

These guys are fantastic. Even though we didn't get to see the Lights, Ragnar could not have tried harder to find them, and we still saw some amazing sights and, thanks to Ragnar, have the photographs to prove it. Our little boy left his hat...More

Thank lsfdublin
Anitahaf, Owner at Happyworld, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you so much for this lovely review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and in Iceland, and sincerely hope you can come back and join us for another try at those elusive lights. We'll catch them next time, for...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Awesome tour guides, and saw Aurora on our 1st night

We had two vans of people and went to the Thingvellir National Park area. The guides were nice, and provided excellent hot chocolate that they made themselves and a bread like pastry later in the evening. One of the guys kept everyone motivated, and moving...More

Thank Blekinfar
Anitahaf, Owner at Happyworld, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you so so much for this amazing review! We love that we were able to meet your high expectations, thank you for noticing that we love what we do and put all our effort into it. We have the most amazing team who make...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018
HappyWorld makes seeing the Northern Lights even more magical!

The phrase "Northern Lights Hunting" took on special meaning about an hour after we left on our tour for the evening. It soon became clear that Þröstur and Dregu were on a mission to deliver on the promise of finding and seeing the Lights, no...More

Thank kriki66c
Anitahaf, Owner at Happyworld, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you so much! This is exactly the feeling we want you guys to have; like you're just out with a bunch of friends, having a good time :-) We are more than delighted to hear you had such a great experience of the tour...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Great guide - found us a great location

While I know they have nothing to do with whether the Northen Lights are visible or not, part of me does believe Throstur (our guide) is truly a Northen Light’s Whisperer, as stated on his cars. He had full confidence we would see something that...More

Thank ptmerrell
Anitahaf, Owner at Happyworld, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Yes, we have a strong suspicion that Þröstur has sold his soul to the higher power of the Gods of Northern Lights! ;-) So appreciative of you taking the time to write us this review, and so very happy you enjoyed the tour and our...More

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Northern Lights and Stargazing: Small Group tour with Local Guides from Reykjavik staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Travellers Also Viewed
Frequently bought together
Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik
324 Reviews
from US$98.80*
Golden Circle, Kerid Volcanic Crater...
220 Reviews
from US$155.00*
Golden Circle Day Trip from Reykjavik...
115 Reviews
from US$276.00*
Small-Group Golden Circle Tour and...
573 Reviews
from US$128.00*
Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik
155 Reviews
from US$49.00*
Northern Lights Cruise from Reykjavik
221 Reviews
from US$98.80*
Golden Circle Evening Trip from...
11 Reviews
from US$74.50*
Secret Lagoon, Buffet Dinner, and...
76 Reviews
from US$157.20*